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November 4 9th Annual Canyon Fest: A Celebration of Arts and Nature

November 11 The Harvest Meal is at The Farm at Windy Hill



November 11 - 12 Creative Spirit Market

November 12 Serious Skills Series: Steel Barn Quilt Workshop

November 23 Thanksgiving Buffet at the Mountain Inn Restaurant







 
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 2017 Calendar of Events

 

November

November 1 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE AL.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 1  It’s All in Your Head Songwriter Workshop Songwriters at all levels of experience gather to critique songs and elevate their craft. Emmy-award-winning, No.1 hit songwriter Debi Smith Cochran will present a brief lesson, and attendees will play their songs for a group critique. Coal & Iron Building 501 Gault Ave. N. Fort Payne. 256-979-1910. Nashville Song Mentoring @Nashvillesongmentoring  Bring your songs, pieces of songs, melodies, lyrics, critiquing skills and most of all, your camaraderie. First Wednesday of every month, guests welcome. $20 fee. Doors open at 6pm. Program is from 7pm – 9pm.

November 2 Sky Swing Adventure This is an adventure of a lifetime. Enjoy the thrill of the swing at night. Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure.  Meet at True Adventure Sports Noon to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 3 Sculpt Your Own Flower Have you ever wanted to actually sit at the gaffer bench and feel what it is like to shape hot glass?  It’s all about hands on experience in a safe and fun atmosphere with a final product we know you will love. Minimum of 3 people and a maximum of 5 in each class.  1 p.m. Orbix Hot Glass. Reservations and full payment are required. $75 per person 256-523-3188

November 3 Friday Night Seafood Buffet at the Mountain Inn Restaurant in DeSoto State Park Popcorn Shrimp, Grilled Tilapia, Fried Catfish Filets, Stuffed Crab, Oysters, Whole Catfish, Seafood Gumbo, Baked Potatoes & More! Includes Full Salad Bar, Tea & Coffee, & Dessert. $18.95 for Adults $8.95 for Children.  Side order of Crab Legs, Extra Charge of $9.95 per 1 lb.order 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call DeSoto State Park Lodge for Details. 256-845-5380

November 3 Ponderosa Student Ministries Fall Retreat Weekend for ages 12-17. $95/person. You can register online using the "get tickets" link here. Check in Friday 5-6pm. Check out Sunday 1-1:30pm. https://www.ponderosabiblecamp.com/fall-retreats

November 4 Apple of My Eye Couples Yoga
Enjoy a relaxing morning of restorative yoga with your loved one. There's no better way to  begin the day with than with a great morning stretch to open you up for the rest of the day. Bring your loved ones, friends, or children to this wonderful outdoor yoga flow. 8 am -9 am Meet at DeSoto State Park Country Store (or Never-Neverland Trail Head)  $5pp To register contact Angie Shugart:
angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 4 Blow An Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.    Orbix Hot Glass.  Cost is $38 per ornament blown 256-523-3188

November 4 Chase that Squirrel Dog Friendly Hike What better way to spend a Saturday morning than with your furry best friend while making MORE puppy dog friends! This hike will be focused on all things dogs and helping you and your best friend to bond even more while hiking the beautiful trails at DeSoto State Park. We will be using the Never-Neverland Trail for this spectacular hike. This hike is perfect for everyone! P.S. Dog that spots the most squirrels wins! 9 am – 11 am DeSoto State Park Never-Neverland Trail Head  $10pp (with dog), $5pp (without dog), Kids 10 & under are FREE To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 4 Addie Kate's Holiday Open House Join us for seasonal music and unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list! 25% off storewide. 256-273-6765

November 4 - 5 Simply Elegant & Cranberry Corner Christmas Open House Come enjoy great sales, refreshments & door prizes. Gift wrapping will also be available. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 256-844-6544 

November 4 - 5 Traci’s Christmas Open House Come enjoy great sales, refreshments & door prizes. Gift wrapping will also be available. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 256-845-5806 

November 4 - 5 Christmas Extravaganza at Tiger Lily Florist, Catering & Gifts Come celebrate the holidays with refreshments and storewide discounts for your shopping list! We can also decorate your home or office for the holidays, cater your holiday party, or prepare gift baskets for those on your list.  Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, November 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 256-845-5152

November 4 - 5 The Wishing Well Holiday Open House Join us for seasonal music, holiday food tasting, and unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list!  We offer gift certificates, FREE gift wrap, and more.  Saturday, November 4, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, November 5, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 256-845-7355

November 4 -5 Myrtle Jane’s Holiday Market Come and enjoy a day of antiques, unique furniture and gifts. May also find selection of items for that Christmas gift you have been looking for.  Holiday music, delicious treat and door prizes will be a part of the day. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 256-845-4830

November 4 - 5 Simply Elegant & Cranberry Corner Christmas Open House Come enjoy great sales, refreshments & door prizes. Gift wrapping will also be available. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 256-844-6544 

November 4- 5 DeSoto State Park Backpacking Trip Join One World Adventure, Seven Pines Survival, & DeSoto State Park for an exciting weekend of backpacking and camping at DeSoto State Park! The weekend will consist of learning the backpacking and camping basics and will be taught by our very own Naturalist/Survivalist, Robert Wilson. There will be two options for this trip: 1. Guided or 2. Unguided Guided trips will be lead by Robert Wilson. He will teach you how to do all things camping! Everything from how to pack your bag properly, how to prepare the campsite, how to locate a clean water supply, how to make a sustainable fire for warmth and food preparation, and teach you all about LNT (Leave No Trace). You'll be in GREAT hands with him along for the trip. Unguided trips will consist of a morning meet-up at the DeSoto State Park's Nature Center. Robert Wilson will meet you here and go over general camping etiquette and procedures along with passing out gear, maps, and answering any questions you may have before leaving for your backpacking trip. The rental fee includes everything but your clothes, personal items, & food. Backpack will be provided to you. There is a LIMIT of 6 people for this trip so don't wait to reserve your spot! This is a family friendly event and WONDERFUL for BEGINNERS. Please contact Angie Shugart @ angie@oneworldadventureco.org for more information or to reserve your spot.

November 4 9th Annual Canyon Fest: A Celebration of Arts and Nature Little River Canyon Field School and Interpretive Center want you to come and enjoy live music, nature and arts activities, arts demonstrations and sales, great food, vendors, children's activities and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 256-782-5697

November 4 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 4 Rappelling Adventure  Explore scenic outcroppings along Lookout Mountain-Alabama at a place known as "Chicken Rock". No previous experience is necessary for this rappelling adventure. It is GREAT for the entire family.  10 am – 1 pm or 2 pm – 5 pm  Meet at DeSoto Falls  $40 pp (ages 10 and up) To register contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 4  KitKat Kite Flight Looking for a fun and interactive activity for you and your littles? Join One World Adventure Company for a splendid hour of kite flying and KitKat munching over DeSoto Falls! That's right, we will provide kites and KitKat treats for you and your kiddos. Don't miss out on this unforgettable family event! 11 am – 12 pm  DeSoto Falls $10pp (includes kite and KitKat treats) To register, contat Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 4 S'mores & More Campfire Nights Looking for a fun and interactive activity for you and your little? Join One World Adventure Company for a splendid hour spent around the campfire making tasty s'mores at DeSoto State Park! We will provide yummy s'mores ingredients. Don't have a kiddo? Come join us and make new friends!  7 pm – 8 pm  DeSoto State Park Campfire Ring  $10pp (includes s'mores ingredients) To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 4 Extreme Night Hike This end-of-day adventure does not slow down just because it's dark.  Intended for a large group team-building exercise, this hike has a bit of bouldering, some scrambling, some spelunking, and a whole lot of required working together.  True Adventure Sports. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 6 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 4 & 5 Tigers For Tomorrow "Big Cat Pumpkin Toss" For the next weekends to come in October Tigers For Tomorrow will have a big cat pumpkin toss.  Visitors that want to help support the preserve can donate medium and large pumpkins for the animal of their choice. Pumpkins will need to be donated at the admissions window by 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Keepers will present the animals with their pumpkins around 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. 256-524-4150

November 7 Sky Swing Adventure This is an adventure of a lifetime. Enjoy the thrill of the swing at night. Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure.  Meet at True Adventure Sports Noon to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 8 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 9 Lunch & Learn with Russell Lingerfelt This month we will be talking Financial Planning with Guest Speaker Russell Lingerfelt, Independent Financial Consultant, in a class on how to "Create a Family Financial Plan for 2018." Eat, chat and enjoy while each session provides take-home-and-put-to-use information.  Your $15.00 Ticket includes training session, choice of a house special lunch with drink, parking and networking. For every ticket, $5 will be donated back to fund Fort Payne Main Street beautification projects. Held at Vintage 1889 at 151 8th Street NE. 11:30am – 12:30pm. Want to register a group? Give Vintage 1889 a call at 256-845-3380 and they would be happy to assist you.

November 9 Night Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  256-997-9577

November 10 Sculpt Your Own Flower Have you ever wanted to actually sit at the gaffer bench and feel what it is like to shape hot glass?  It’s all about hands on experience in a safe and fun atmosphere with a final product we know you will love. Minimum of 3 people and a maximum of 5 in each class.  1 p.m. Orbix Hot Glass. Reservations and full payment are required. $75 per person 256-523-3188

November 10 Veteran Day Parade Downtown Fort Payne 4 pm

November 10 Friday Night Seafood Buffet at the Mountain Inn Restaurant in DeSoto State Park Popcorn Shrimp, Grilled Tilapia, Fried Catfish Filets, Stuffed Crab, Oysters, Whole Catfish, Seafood Gumbo, Baked Potatoes & More! Includes Full Salad Bar, Tea & Coffee, & Dessert. $18.95 for Adults $8.95 for Children.  Side order of Crab Legs, Extra Charge of $9.95 per 1 lb.order 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call DeSoto State Park Lodge for Details. 256-845-5380

November 10-11 Rainsville Holiday Open House At about two dozen participating gift shops, boutiques and other specialty retailers in Rainsville. Some participating businesses will have Christmas-gift displays, an expanded seasonal inventory, seasonal music and refreshments, door prize drawings, and special event discounts or other similar offers.

November 11 Yoga on the Mountain Start your morning off right with Dee Brown. Classes are held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at DeSoto State Park. Cost is $5. To register contact 256-634-8370  

November 11-12 Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Association Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Show At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. 256-638-1650 

November 11 Yoga on the Mountain Start your morning off right with Dee Brown. Classes are held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at DeSoto State Park. Cost is $5. To register contact 256-634-8370 

 November 11 Blow An Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.    Orbix Hot Glass.  Cost is $38 per ornament blown 256-523-3188

November 11 Guided Archaeology Tour of DeKalb and Cherokee Counties  Come along with JSU archaeologist Dr. Harry Holstein for a guided tour of sites throughout Cherokee and DeKalb counties. Participants will visit the 19th century Cornwall Iron Furnace, a Spanish contact site at Coosa village, a rock shelter in use as early as 3000 B.C., and much more. This will be an unforgettable all-day event. Bring your own food and drinks. Transportation is provided. Space is limited so register early! Near Fort Payne, AL (Meeting location disclosed at registration) 9 am - 3 pm $15 per person (Ages 14 and over); pre-registration required by calling 256-782-8010 (limit 10)

November 11 Chase that Squirrel Dog Friendly Hike What better way to spend a Saturday morning than with your furry best friend while making MORE puppy dog friends! This hike will be focused on all things dogs and helping you and your best friend to bond even more while hiking the beautiful trails at DeSoto State Park. We will be using the Never-Neverland Trail for this spectacular hike. This hike is perfect for everyone! P.S. Dog that spots the most squirrels wins! 9 am – 11 am DeSoto State Park Never-Neverland Trail Head  $10pp (with dog), $5pp (without dog), Kids 10 & under are FREE To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 11 Rappelling Adventure  Explore scenic outcroppings along Lookout Mountain-Alabama at a place known as "Chicken Rock". No previous experience is necessary for this rappelling adventure. It is GREAT for the entire family.  10 am – 1 pm or 2 pm – 5 pm  Meet at DeSoto Falls  $40 pp (ages 10 and up) To register contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 11 The Harvest Meal is at The Farm at Windy Hill This price includes farm-to-table meat and sides, drinks, and dessert. Plates are $17 for adults and $10 for children. from 10am-1pm on Saturday (445 Road 942, Mentone, AL) Reservations can be made by emailing info@thefarmatwindyhill.com, but tickets can also be purchased the day of the event.

November 11 - 12 Creative Spirit Market Hosted by Little River Arts Council & DeSoto State Park Adding a new twist to a typical art fair, this event is designed as an open air showcase, with artist demonstrations, locally & regionally created fine & folk art, premium hand-crafted goods, live acoustic music, as well as interactive kid's art area. Shoppers can browse and watch artists in their creative process, listen to music, plus purchase goods from fine and folk artists such as painters, potters, quilters, weavers & basket makers, fabric spinners, culinary artists and craftsmen. Some unique and one-of-a-kind gifts will be available for purchase. Stop by and get some early gift-shopping in!  10 am to 3 pm each day: DeSoto State Park. Country Store/Picnic Area on County Road 89 Fee: Event is free & open to everyone. Rain or shine. Call 256-997-5025 or email for more details.

November 11 OWA Pre-Winter Adventure Fest! Join One World Adventure Company for our 1st Annual Pre-Winter Adventure Fest! This will be a fun family friendly event dedicated to all of our favorite outdoor activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Rappelling, and MUCH MORE!!! Spend your saturday enjoying the great outdoors with us!  10 am – 4 pm Meet at DeSoto Falls $75pp (adults) and $55pp (children) To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 11 & 12 Tigers For Tomorrow "Big Cat Pumpkin Toss" For the next weekends to come in October Tigers For Tomorrow will have a big cat pumpkin toss.  Visitors that want to help support the preserve can donate medium and large pumpkins for the animal of their choice. Pumpkins will need to be donated at the admissions window by 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Keepers will present the animals with their pumpkins around 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. 256-524-4150

November 11 Rainsville Policemen's Ball Back The Blue Come one, come all to the Rainsville Policemen's Ball. This will be a semi-formal event with dinner and dancing for adults only. There will be a professional photographer on-site to capture your memories with your sweetheart. Tickets are on sale now for $25.00 per person with dinner included. Hurry because there are only 200 tickets available! All proceeds will benefit the Rainsville Police Department's need for new equipment. Come out and back the blue! No alcohol will be served or allowed to be brought in. This is a date night for mom and dad. Childcare will not be provided at the event, so please make other arrangements for your children in advance. We look forward to spending the evening with you! Tom Bevill Center in Rainsville. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 256-638-2157

November 11 S'mores & More Campfire Nights Looking for a fun and interactive activity for you and your little? Join One World Adventure Company for a splendid hour spent around the campfire making tasty s'mores at DeSoto State Park! We will provide yummy s'mores ingredients. Don't have a kiddo? Come join us and make new friends!  7 pm – 8 pm  DeSoto State Park Campfire Ring  $10pp (includes s'mores ingredients) To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 12 Serious Skills Series: Steel Barn Quilt Workshop The Serious Skills series is a variety of classes and workshops that provide opportunities to discover a hidden talent or learn a new skill for personal enrichment. Classes are open to local residents, overnight guests and park visitors.  Barn quilts are beautiful pieces of art, found all over the country, usually mounted on barns or other buildings. Join artist Nathan Winkler of The Steel Quilt Company for an opportunity to express your own creativity while building your own 1 ft. x 1 ft. steel quilt square to hang at home or give to someone special. Spaces are limited, so sign up today! 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Little River Canyon Center $55 supply fee (all materials supplied) Adults only. Bring a friend and get $5 off your fee. Pre-registration required by November 9th. Call Niki Wayner at 256-845-3548

November 13 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 14 Orienteering Class Basic yet essential skills for survival navigation are brought to you in map reading, compass reading, and topography.  10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 16 Sky Swing Adventure This is an adventure of a lifetime. Enjoy the thrill of the swing at night. Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure.  Meet at True Adventure Sports Noon to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 17 Photography Workshop Join Fine Art Photographer John Dersham for a two-day seminar on how to improve your photography by learning tried and true compositional rules. In addition learn about lighting and strategies that will provide more visual impact to your pictures. Hikes are short and are easy to moderate (optional). Date: Friday , November 17 (6-9 pm) Saturday November 18 (8 am-3pm) Where: Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne, (Bring a day pack with lunch/drinks) Fee: $20 per person; pre-registration required

November 17 Sculpt Your Own Flower Have you ever wanted to actually sit at the gaffer bench and feel what it is like to shape hot glass?  It’s all about hands on experience in a safe and fun atmosphere with a final product we know you will love. Minimum of 3 people and a maximum of 5 in each class.  1 p.m. Orbix Hot Glass. Reservations and full payment are required. $75 per person 256-523-3188  

November 17 Friday Night Seafood Buffet at the Mountain Inn Restaurant in DeSoto State Park Popcorn Shrimp, Grilled Tilapia, Fried Catfish Filets, Stuffed Crab, Oysters, Whole Catfish, Seafood Gumbo, Baked Potatoes & More! Includes Full Salad Bar, Tea & Coffee, & Dessert. $18.95 for Adults $8.95 for Children.  Side order of Crab Legs, Extra Charge of $9.95 per 1 lb.order 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call DeSoto State Park Lodge for Details. 256-845-5380

November 17 Night Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  256-997-9577

November 18 DeKalb County Heart Walk DeKalb Regional Medical Center is hosting a free community event and Heart Walk with local community businesses and leaders. The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event that brings communities together to raise funds and celebrate progress in the fight against this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers, heart diseases and stroke.  Rotary Pavillion downtown Fort Payne. Race at 8 a.m.

November 18 Chase that Squirrel Dog Friendly Hike What better way to spend a Saturday morning than with your furry best friend while making MORE puppy dog friends! This hike will be focused on all things dogs and helping you and your best friend to bond even more while hiking the beautiful trails at DeSoto State Park. We will be using the Never-Neverland Trail for this spectacular hike. This hike is perfect for everyone! P.S. Dog that spots the most squirrels wins! 9 am – 11 am DeSoto State Park Never-Neverland Trail Head  $10pp (with dog), $5pp (without dog), Kids 10 & under are FREE To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 18 Blow An Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.    Orbix Hot Glass.  Cost is $38 per ornament blown 256-523-3188

November 18 Collinsville Historic Turkey Trot Join us for food, fun and games. An antique car and tractor show, turkey shoot, cake walk, and historic “turkey toss” from the roof of a building make this an event fun for all ages. Sponsored in part by the Collinsville Historic Association. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 256-524-2788

November 18 Rappelling Adventure  Explore scenic outcroppings along Lookout Mountain-Alabama at a place known as "Chicken Rock". No previous experience is necessary for this rappelling adventure. It is GREAT for the entire family.  10 am – 1 pm or 2 pm – 5 pm  Meet at DeSoto Falls  $40 pp (ages 10 and up) To register contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 18 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 18 & 19 Tigers For Tomorrow "Big Cat Pumpkin Toss" For the next weekends to come in October Tigers For Tomorrow will have a big cat pumpkin toss.  Visitors that want to help support the preserve can donate medium and large pumpkins for the animal of their choice. Pumpkins will need to be donated at the admissions window by 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Keepers will present the animals with their pumpkins around 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. 256-524-4150

November 18 S'mores & More Campfire Nights Looking for a fun and interactive activity for you and your little? Join One World Adventure Company for a splendid hour spent around the campfire making tasty s'mores at DeSoto State Park! We will provide yummy s'mores ingredients. Don't have a kiddo? Come join us and make new friends!  7 pm – 8 pm  DeSoto State Park Campfire Ring  $10pp (includes s'mores ingredients) To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 21 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 22 Extreme Night Hike This end-of-day adventure does not slow down just because it's dark.  Intended for a large group team-building exercise, this hike has a bit of bouldering, some scrambling, some spelunking, and a whole lot of required working together.  True Adventure Sports. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 23 Thanksgiving Buffet at the Mountain Inn Restaurant Come enjoy the traditional Thanksgiving dinner at The Mountain Restaurant in DeSoto State Park. Menu: Baked Ham Sliced Turkey Breast w/all the trimmings Southern Fried Chicken Cornbread dressing w/giblet gravy Sweet Potato Crunch Green Beans Assorted Rolls Salad Bar Pumpkin Pie Pecan Pie Red Velvet Cake Coffee/Tea Adult Price: $14.95 Children Price: $7.95 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations taken for 10 or more people. 256-845-5380

November 24 Blow An Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.    Orbix Hot Glass.  Cost is $38 per ornament blown 256-523-3188

November 24 Sculpt Your Own Flower Have you ever wanted to actually sit at the gaffer bench and feel what it is like to shape hot glass?  It’s all about hands on experience in a safe and fun atmosphere with a final product we know you will love. Minimum of 3 people and a maximum of 5 in each class.  9 a.m. Orbix Hot Glass. Reservations and full payment are required. $75 per person 256-523-3188

November 24 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo
Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 24 Friday Night Seafood Buffet at the Mountain Inn Restaurant in DeSoto State Park Popcorn Shrimp, Grilled Tilapia, Fried Catfish Filets, Stuffed Crab, Oysters, Whole Catfish, Seafood Gumbo, Baked Potatoes & More! Includes Full Salad Bar, Tea & Coffee, & Dessert. $18.95 for Adults $8.95 for Children.  Side order of Crab Legs, Extra Charge of $9.95 per 1 lb.order 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call DeSoto State Park Lodge for Details. 256-845-5380

November 24 Night Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  256-997-9577

November 25 Apple of My Eye Couples Yoga Enjoy a relaxing morning of restorative yoga with your loved one. There's no better way to  begin the day with than with a great morning stretch to open you up for the rest of the day. Bring your loved ones, friends, or children to this wonderful outdoor yoga flow. 8 am -9 am Meet at DeSoto State Park Country Store (or Never-Neverland Trail Head)  $5pp To register contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 25 Blow An Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.    Orbix Hot Glass.  Cost is $38 per ornament blown 256-523-3188

November 25 Chase that Squirrel Dog Friendly Hike What better way to spend a Saturday morning than with your furry best friend while making MORE puppy dog friends! This hike will be focused on all things dogs and helping you and your best friend to bond even more while hiking the beautiful trails at DeSoto State Park. We will be using the Never-Neverland Trail for this spectacular hike. This hike is perfect for everyone! P.S. Dog that spots the most squirrels wins! 9 am – 11 am DeSoto State Park Never-Neverland Trail Head  $10pp (with dog), $5pp (without dog), Kids 10 & under are FREE To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 25 Rappelling Adventure  Explore scenic outcroppings along Lookout Mountain-Alabama at a place known as "Chicken Rock". No previous experience is necessary for this rappelling adventure. It is GREAT for the entire family.  10 am – 1 pm or 2 pm – 5 pm  Meet at DeSoto Falls  $40 pp (ages 10 and up) To register contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 25 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

November 25 You're Not You Without A Snickers Hike Join One World Adventure on a family fun hike focused on the importance of keeping up nutrition levels during physical activities. And yes, this hike will include a snickers bar! Family, friends, and furry companions are all welcome on this amazing hike at DeSoto State Park. 11 am – 12 pm DeSoto State Park Never-Neverland Trail Head  $10pp (adults) $5pp (children 12 & under) To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 25 Adventure Scavenger Hunt Look for clues, explore amazing places, and find prizes during One World Adventure Company's Scavenger Hunt through DeSoto State Park. This family fun event will take you to amazing places and views throughout DeSoto State Park while putting your thinking caps on to find your next clue! Don't miss out on this fun event! 1 pm – 3 pm  DeSoto State Park: $75 per family of 4 To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 25 & 26 Tigers For Tomorrow "Big Cat Pumpkin Toss" For the next weekends to come in October Tigers For Tomorrow will have a big cat pumpkin toss.  Visitors that want to help support the preserve can donate medium and large pumpkins for the animal of their choice. Pumpkins will need to be donated at the admissions window by 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Keepers will present the animals with their pumpkins around 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. 256-524-4150

November 25 Night Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  256-997-9577

November 25 S'mores & More Campfire Nights Looking for a fun and interactive activity for you and your little? Join One World Adventure Company for a splendid hour spent around the campfire making tasty s'mores at DeSoto State Park! We will provide yummy s'mores ingredients. Don't have a kiddo? Come join us and make new friends!  7 pm – 8 pm  DeSoto State Park Campfire Ring  $10pp (includes s'mores ingredients) To register, contact Angie Shugart: angie@oneworldadventureco.org

November 29 Night Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  256-997-9577

November 30 Night Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  256-997-9577



 

 

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